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Building Control Surveyor

East Devon District Council
Blackdown House, Honiton – (currently home working)
£29,577 - £32,234 per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2021

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Building Control, Construction
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Building Control Surveyor

Blackdown House, Honiton – (currently home working)

Full time – 37 hours per week

£29,577 - £32,234 per annum

We currently have an exciting opportunity within our Building Control team for a qualified Building Control Surveyor.   The Building Control service oversees buildings and structures to ensure that they comply with Building Regulations and all associated relevant sections of the Building Act to ensure the health, safety and welfare of people in and about buildings.

About the job

As a Building Control Surveyor, you’ll process Building Regulation applications throughout the district, including conducting site inspections, completing plan checks and communicating outcomes clearly and directly with customers.  You’ll also carry out Building Control enforcement work including in connection with dangerous structures and demolition sites by undertaking site inspections and making recommendations about appropriate enforcement action.  

About you

With a degree in building surveying or other relevant discipline and ideally, a corporate membership qualification in Building Control e.g. MRICS/MCABE, you’ll have a good practical understanding of primary building control legislation and enforcement processes and procedures and excellent IT skills.  You’ll also need to have excellent written and verbal communication skills along with the ability to influence and negotiate with tact and diplomacy and the ability to work on your own initiative.

A valid driving licence and your own car are essential (reasonable adjustments may be possible according to the Equality Act).


To apply online for the above position, please click "Apply Now"

For an informal discussion, please contact Paul Seager, Building Control Manager on 01395 517482 or email

Closing date: 31st January 2021  

Interview date: 8 February 2021

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